Masari appoints an ‘APC card-carrying member’ as Secretary Katsina Independent Electoral Commission
Reports reaching us at KATSINA POST has it that Governor Aminu Bello Masari has appointed an APC card carrying member as the Secretary of the Katsina State Independent Electoral Commission (SIEC).
The person appointed is Barrister Murtala Aliyu Kankia.
Until his appointment, Barrister Murtala Kankia a lawyer by profession, is a state counsel and “a leading APC member” with a reputable record of political struggle from Kankia local government.
It could be recalled that in the month of October 2015, Katsina State House of Assembly has confirmed the appointment of Alhaji Ibrahim Bako as the chairman of the State Independent Electoral Commission (SIEC).
Governor Aminu Masari nominated the candidate who was subsequently screened and confirmed by the assembly at its sitting yesterday.
Alhaji Bako was a former Director of Programme at the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Abuja, before he retired.